Reliability Engineer

Location: Ampthill, Bedfordshire Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Sector: Engineering, Safety, Defence Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Ian Cowx

Reliability Engineer.
Defence Industry Client.
£50,000 - £60,000 + Benefits

An opportunity has arisen for the role of Reliability Engineer with experience of Maintainability and Testability Engineering if possible. This is a huge and extremely successsfulorganisation working on the biggest UK projects for the MOD.

Main activities will include, but are not be limited to:

  • Undertaking the day to day discharge of Reliability, Maintainability and Testability Engineering duties.
  • Utilising Reliability Analysis, from both FME(C)A & Safety Analysis.
  • Assessing Reliability Centred Maintenance (RCM) Analysis
  • Proven understanding of the Systems engineering life-cycle.
  • Knowledge of Def Stan 00-40, 00-42, Mil-Hdbk-217
  • Development and Planning of Testability environments.
  • Systems Engineering technical process and use of Doors (plus IBM Rhapsody)
  • System Architecture Analysis.
  • Ability for mapping of functionality onto hardware & software components.
  • Ability for mapping of the software architecture onto hardware components
  • System architecture analysis (e.g. the behavior) between them.
  • Knowledge of system Architecture Description Languages (ADLs). MoDAF DoDAF UML SysML
  • Knowledge of software reliability modelling.
  • Providing Testability input into the Design process.
  • Assess Data Recording, Analysis, and Corrective Action System (DRACAS) outputs and corrective actions.
  • Maintaining appropriate contact with relevant stakeholders and seek to develop an effective relationship with them during the course of the programme.
  • Liaising with supportability Team members to better understand expectations and performance needs.

Skills, qualifications and experience.
Educated to at least HNC/Degree level in a relevant defense/engineering related subject and/or have completed a recognised engineering apprenticeship.

  • Significant relevant practical experience of the required aspects of Reliability, Maintainability, Testability and Reliability Centred Maintenance Techniques and Analysis as well as the associated activities relating to DRACAS, R&M Case and Safety Analysis.
  • Experience should include working with, and understanding the requirements of the generally acknowledged international R&MT standards used in the defense industry.
  • Effective communication skills and PC skills are also essential for this role as are good interpersonal skills, and the ability to make sound technical assessments/judgements based on knowledge and experience.
  • Self-motivated and able to work as part of an integrated team

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